Protect yourself from cyberattacks when working from home during COVID-19

How to Protect yourself from cyberattacks when working from home during COVID-19

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As many companies adopt work-from-home policies in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, cybersecurity is a growing issue. Cybercriminals are seeking to exploit coronavirus to target companies and individuals.

The Traps

Promotion of products that claim to prevent, treat or cure the coronavirus
Requests for money for fraudulent charities
Misinformation
Phishing
COVID-19 tracking maps with malware

How businesses can respond

Understand the threats to your organization.
Provide clear guidance and encourage communication.
Provide the right security capabilities.

How individuals can respond

Maintain good password hygiene.
Update systems and software.
Secure your WiFi access point.
Use a virtual private network (VPN).
Be wary of COVID-19 scams.
Don’t mix personal and work.

Read more here: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/03/covid-19-cyberattacks-working-from-home/

Related read- https://us.norton.com/internetsecurity-emerging-threats-cyberthreat-trends-cybersecurity-threat-review.html

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